Xyratex Launches Most-Dense Storage Platform on the Planet

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Today Xyratex announced  a new ultra-dense storage platform for OEM providers focused on scale-out storage markets for the cloud and datacenters. With up to 2 PB in a single rack, the OneStor 2584 is designed to meet data growth and management challenges with a flexible and scalable architecture.

IDC predicts data storage usage will continue to grow at an aggressive pace and that 84% (over 147,000 petabytes) of the worldwide capacity estimated to be shipped in 2015 will be made of traditional unstructured data as well as data stored in cloud and content depots. With a growing proportion of this data designated as mission critical, the need for reliable data storage solutions in a highly dense footprint is compelling,” said Benjamin Woo, Program Vice President, Worldwide Storage Systems at IDC. “The OneStor solution offers OEMs a flexible and scalable architecture in an industry leading ultra dense form factor to address today’s appetite for storage.”

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